The increasing use of optical techniques for biomedical applications has led to significant interest in biophotonics as a growing field. From its basic concepts to more advanced topics and applications, this book provides a complete guide to biophotonics. The author offers both descriptive and quantitative perspectives as well as a comprehensive overview of major areas of research in the field. The text includes coverage of topics such as light tissue interaction, optical instrumentation, microscopic and macroscopic tissue imaging, tissue spectroscopy, therapeutic applications of optics, and molecular imaging.
Introduction Light Tissue Interaction Optical Instrumentation Microscopic Tissue Imaging Tissue Spectroscopy Macroscopic Tissue Imaging Molecular Imaging Therapeutic Applications of Optics Current Trends and Emerging Applications